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  • Dar al Islam, New Mexico: America's Eco Mosque and Retreat

    Tim Winter (Abdal Hakim Murad) interviews environmentalist Othman Llewellyn at the Dar al Islam Mosque, New Mexico.
    The Dar al Islam campus is anchored around a Mosque and a school building on a hilly plateau across from the historic village of Abiquiu in Northern New Mexico.

    The original build...

  • Mosaic

    Personal experiences of spiritual seeking, weaving a tapestry of stories from three diverse people, who were looking for answers to their vital questions, and found them in Islam. Through in-depth interviews they take us through the process that led them to look for their path and discover Islam....

  • The Virginia House Delegate

    The first Muslim to be elected to the Virginia House of Delegates, shares his experience running and being accountable to the people of his district.

  • The Calligrapher

    In studio with world famous Calligrapher Mohamed Zakariya, who shares personal and touching insights into his work.

  • A Prayer Beyond Borders

    Along the thousand-plus mile US/Mexico border there is only one place where families who have been separated by immigration policies have the ability to meet. At Friendship Park in Tijuana/ San Diego, the Border Church has committed to holding a binational service every Sunday to protect the righ...

  • Story of Determination

    This is a rare short film and glance into the life of Dalilah Muhammad and her path towards becoming an Olympian in the 2016 Olympics. She won gold in the 400 metre hurdles.

  • Skateistan: Four Wheels and a Board in Kabul

    Not long ago OLIVER PERCOVICH and SHARNA NOLAN arrive in Kabul with little more than a couple of skateboards. in a country where children constitute more than half the population, they soon discover, that their boards draw local children like a magnetic force. After beginning regular skateboardin...

  • The Mosque Across the Street

    When an Islamic center purchased a plot of land opposite a church in Memphis, Tennessee, the local Muslim community expected hostility. Pastor Steve Stone had something else in mind.

    Upstanders is a Starbucks Original Series celebrating ordinary people doing extraordinary things to create positi...

  • This is Palestine

    Two elderly artists, Widad Kawar and Abdulhay Mossallam, who have memories of the Palestinian Nakba and have used their creativity to preserve their culture in different ways.

  • Redneck Muslim

    Redneck Muslim explores the life and work of Shane Atkinson, a hospital chaplain in-training at North Carolina's biggest trauma centre and founder of the on-line group the 'Society of Islamic Rednecks.' A 45-year old, white "good old boy" from Mississippi who converted to Islam in 1999, Shane is ...

  • The Tentmakers of Cairo

    The Tentmakers of Cairo offers unprecedented access to a small community of talented craftsmen, known as tentmakers, who practice the uniquely Egyptian art of Khayamiya, or hand stitched appliqué. In a small covered market, in the heart of Old Islamic Cairo, four tentmakers expertly stitch ornate...

  • My Name is Salt

    Year after year, just after the monsoon season has finished, thousands of families travel to a bleak desert in Gujerat, India, where they will stay for an endless eight months and extract salt from the earth, using the same painstaking, manual techniques as generations before them. Director Farid...

  • Seeds on Stone

    One in four people in Lebanon is escaping from another country. Some have arrived as early as the 1950s - and they never left. Children and grand-children are born refugees, and "home" becomes just a distant idea. This is the story of a family.

  • I am the People

    As the Egyptian people rise up in Tahrir Square, a rural community in the Nile valley follows the revolution on TV, radio and in the newspapers. Intimately shot over the three-year period from the overthrow of Mubarak to the fall of Morsi, we are shown an alternate view of the revolution through ...

  • Postcards from Tora Bora

    During the War, the Osman family escapes from Afghanistan leaving everything behind. Their only suitcase, filled with family photos, is stolen. Now after two decades of living in America, Wazhmah Osman, a young Afghan-American returns to her childhood home. With only rapidly fading memories, she ...

  • Singing Pictures

    The Patua (Chitrakar) communities of West Bengal have been painters and singers of stories depicted in scrolls. They tell stories of Muslim saints as well as Hindu deities, and offer devotion to saints at Muslim shrines. They used to wander from village to village, receiving food and coins for re...